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An overview of all the latest faculty news

The last word
ATSU Media Specialist and freelance graphic designer and artist Jamie Carroll is one of the lucky few – he gets paid to do what he loves

donor recognition

Centennial Park refurbished, rededicated
Thanks to donors, Centennial Park, created to honor the first 100 years of osteopathic medicine at its birthplace, now exceeds its original beauty

Donor recognition
Bryan Fitzgerald, D.O., ’77, and his wife, Suse Ann, of Centerville, Ohio, received the Honored Patron ($15,000-$24,999) lifetime giving award in Dayton, Ohio

President's Letter
by President Jack Magruder

Editor's Letter
by Kathryn Stroppel

Still Magazine Features

Missouri campus celebrates Founder’s Day…with a twist!
ATSU alumni, faculty, staff, and students went back in time for the annual Founder’s Day celebration on the Missouri campus

Founder’s Day reaches new heights on Arizona campus
The mood was festive and the competitive spirit high when a record crowd of more than 500 turned out for the 2009 Arizona Campus Founder’s Day celebration

Taking it to the next level
Changes at SHM reflect University’s vision for quality

All about ethics
Inaugural event addresses virtue, professionalism in medicine

Getting to know you
New program offers hands-on access to ATSU

Still Magazine News Briefs

President hosts community gathering
ATSU President Jack Magruder and his wife, Sue, hosted the annual Community Gathering on the university’s Missouri campus

ATSU tees up for Max, charity
ATSU faculty, staff, students, and alumni participated in the annual Max Gutensohn Golf Classic, held September 25 at the Kirksville Country Club

Best for Hispanics
ATSU-SOMA has been named by Hispanic Business Inc. (HBI) as a top medical school for Hispanic students

More than just a game
ASDOH cares for kids

Rhapsody in Red
Second annual Heart Gala raises $34K for AHA

ATSU is fit-friendly
For three years in a row, A.T. Still University has been recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s 2009 Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program

ASHS presents daylong Arizona research symposium
More than 100 faculty, students, and alumni attended ATSU-ASHS’s Inaugural Research Symposium at the Arizona campus on Nov. 6. Several years of discussions, hard work, and planning allowed the school to hold the event, which showcased interdisciplinary research efforts within ATSU

University’s strategic challenges and opportunities defined
The University Strategic Planning Committee (USPC) and the University Wide Assessment Committee (UWAC) are fully immersed in the vigorous processes that will ensure ATSU has a solid strategic plan and assessment standards by fall 2011

Still’s personal papers go digital
The Still National Osteopathic Museum, in collaboration with the A.T. Still Memorial Library, received a grant from the Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative

Compassion, Flight 5966 honored
The SGA Osteopathic Pride and Service Committee and the Bio-Med Club hosted a Day of Compassion ceremony October 19 to honor the physicians, faculty, and staff who lost their lives on October 19, 2004

HLC’ s final report: ATSU accredited through 2019
ATSU has received final notification from the Higher Learning Commission of action taken at the most recent meeting of the Institutional Actions Council (IAC). The IAC voted to continue the university’s accreditation through 2018-2019

Remembering 9.11
The ATSU-KCOM class of 2012 held a special memorial and moment of silence at the flagpole and entrance to the Tinning Education Center

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Still Magazine Profiles

What medicine is all about
On an unusual September morning, medical student Kealoha Robinson dodged coconuts, narrowly missed boulders, and arrived terrified at her training hospital in American Samoa

Right place, right time
Determination and serendipity lead to long career for N.Y. alum

cover story

Truth in detail
M.P.H. student Angela Moayedpardazi was born and raised in Arizona and has been drawing since she was a child

Capturing memories
First-year occupational therapy student Jake Bishop took up photography eight years ago and has been a professional photographer for three

More than a feeling
Kellie Holloway, DPT 2012, says her photography skills have developed primarily since beginning graduate school at ASHS

Transformational beauty
Joshua Davidson, a member of ASDOH’s class of 2011, began carving wood in 1993 while working as a glassblower

Art reflecting life
Ed Cohen, D.O., FAOCD, ’69, has been interested in photography “ever since my parents bought me my first Kodak Baby Brownie Special in 1948

An exercise in creativity
William B. Leibow, D.D.S., MSD, co-director of endodontics at ASDOH, says he tries not to get caught up in the reasons behind his art. He simply wants to create

Little doctor big thoughts
Thoughts from a little doc iRx: An oncologist’s prescription for treatment

The art of communication
Mark Holley, DPT 2011, began drawing and painting in high school as a creative outlet

A gift of self
Portrait artist and third-year ASDOH student Eric Peters always draws people

Healing and understanding in art
For PA student Robin Lee, MS, NREMTB, art has always been a stress reliever, even as early as grade school

Magic in music
D.H.Ed. student and musician Brian Little created and sings with the band StapleHead, a name deriving from a car crash that resulted in the aforementioned staples

Finding his way
Model, musician, actor, photographer, and painter Michael Ambrosia is a self-proclaimed jack of all trades, also rated in Kiowa, Blackhawk, and Apache attack helicopters

Hunting for a great shot
Dan Witt, D.O., ’66, is a urologist who calls himself an “amateur photographer living in a great place with access to wonderful wildlife"